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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 183-189

First online:

Autism and congenital cytomegalovirus

  • E. Gene StubbsAffiliated withSchool of Medicine, Crippled Children's Division, The Oregon Health Sciences University
  • , Elizabeth AshAffiliated withSchool of Medicine, Crippled Children's Division, The Oregon Health Sciences University
  • , Christopher P. S. WilliamsAffiliated withSchool of Medicine, Crippled Children's Division, The Oregon Health Sciences University

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Abstract

Two cases of congenital cytomegalovirus infection associated with autism are reported. The viral hypothesis of autism is discussed along with a brief review of the literature. Suggestions are made for future research.